SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY. Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937,
Lot 268
SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY.
Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937,
Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

Fine Books and Manuscripts

12 Jun 2018, 13:00 EDT

New York

Lot Details
SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY. Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937, SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY. Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937, SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY. Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937, SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY. Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937, SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY. Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937, SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY. Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937,
SEAMAN EUGENE SCHLOTTHAUER, U.S. NAVY.
Photograph album, containing approximately 600 original photographs, 1936-1937, including snapshots of Hong Kong, China, Hawaii, Philippines, and Second Sino-Japanese War, taken while serving on board U.S.S. Augusta, photographs intermittently labeled in negative or on album. Also includes clippings for local hotel advertisements, 21 negatives contained in an envelope, some mounted postcards, with Eugene Schlotthauer's Navy Training Course Certificate signed by R.G. Sly, Chief Machinist US. Navy Division Officer and H.V. McKittrick, Captain of U.S.S. Augusta. Black leather binding with embossed dragon design, gilt title "Tsingtao 1936 E.S.," and stitching at edges worn; album leaves detached from binding.

Some photos depict the death and destruction left in the wake of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Schlotthauer also had a photographic eye, capturing both dramatic and beautiful landscapes as well as local peoples, their monuments, and culture (everything from exotic women to foot binding).
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